Skiff women battle for USA selection:
With selection to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Team on the line, 2016 Olympian Paris Henken with 2008 Olympic medalist Anna Tobias entered the 2020 49erFX World Championship (Feb. 10-15) just four points ahead of Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea.
As the final event to determine the US representative for the Women’s Skiff event, the finish position from the Worlds would be added to the previous points total, so there was no room for error.
To Finish First, Episode 2: At the helm:
The ‘To Finish First’ video series lifts the lid on life at Alex Thomson Racing, one of the world’s most formidable sailing teams. In Episode 2, members of the team discuss ‘Alex’ and the many roles that he takes on – from Skipper and team leader, to friend and mentor.
The team’s ultimate goal is to win the Vendée Globe 2020-21, the ultimate solo non-stop round the world race in the IMOCA 60. However, after christening their new boat in September 2019, Alex Thomson and co-skipper Neal McDonald
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